Major Step in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care   MEDIA RELEASE   Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout takes a major step forward, with more than 500 GPs around Australia set to administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from today. This will enable Australians to access the Pfizer vaccine through their general practice, helping to…

Guaranteeing Medicare

  The Morrison Government is investing record funding in Medicare, providing more support to Australians as we face some of the greatest health challenges in a generation. Our commitment to Medicare is rock solid. We are investing $125.7 billion in Medicare over the forward estimates, an increase of over $6 billion since last year’s Budget. This…

$180 Million in Medical Research to Improve the Lives of Australians

The Morrison Government is investing $180 million in ground-breaking medical research projects around Australia to improve the lives of Australians and their loved ones.   Funded through the Government’s $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund, 106 medical research projects will receive funding to improve health outcomes, including for Australians with cancer, dementia, brain injuries, heart…

$18.7 Million For Ground-Breaking Stem Cell Research Projects

The Morrison Government is providing $18.7 million to 10 leading research institutions around Australia, to address illnesses facing many Australians and their families, including heart disease, COVID-19, epilepsy and childhood cancer.   The funding will be distributed among 17 projects to further work towards new treatments, diagnostic tools and therapies centred around stem cell use.…